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All the Things Every Parent Wants for Their Child

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Today was one of those days again where I had to sit back in amazement and think of how much things have changed over the last few years.
Many of our family and friends know that we have been wrestling with a diagnosis of ADHD and dyslexia and some unspecified sensory issues with our now nine-year-old. I'm not sure why my blog has not reflected this journey. My last post about the topic was two-years ago.
Perhaps it has been a little bit too intense -- a little bit too personal -- to share. Perhaps we have been so busy finding resources, working our plan and just surviving to try to synthesize info into a bite-size blog post.
Maybe it's all that and some other things I do not yet realize and cannot name.
The sting of those words and the helplessness that I felt as her mother is still fresh. I felt as if our genetic code had somehow let her down.
But as with most parents who have children "on the spectrum," we couldn't afford much time for sorrow and recriminatio…